positive BEHAVIOUR management


Our seminars are different. We provide you with practical, whole school and individual behaviour management strategies that link positive psychology with emotional education to enable schools to create consistent, predictable, nurturing and high expectation cultures.

These strategies and skills can be applied to all students – special education, mainstream, primary and secondary.

Adults can personally benefit too!

We also offer a personally tailored consultancy service to schools that are experiencing issues (from mild to “help get me outta here”) with students’ behaviour or are just wishing to fine tune their behaviour management practices.

We make a positive difference to the lives of children, their parents and teachers.


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Our signature course, Positive Behaviour Management, is NSW Education Standards Authority and ACT TQI ACCREDITED.



Completing Positive Behaviour Management will contribute 5 hours and 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing standards 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.3.2 and 4.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This same course is also ACT TQI endorsed and contributes 5 hours of registered PD.

Our next event is in Launceston, TAS.

Saturday 7 September 2019
For more information or to register for this interactive, fun and engaging seminar, run by Ian Luscombe, please click here.

Other 2019 Events

Ian Luscombe will be the sole presenter at the Australian events and will be a co-presenter at the Cambodian event.

Darwin NT – Monday 16 September
Canberra ACT – Saturday 21 September

Siem Reap – Sunday 29 Sept to Saturday 5 Oct

Behaviour, Learning and Cultural Immersion. Siem Reap, Cambodia 29 Sept – 5 Oct 2019.

“My trip with BehaveAbility in Cambodia was one of the most satisfying and stimulating professional learning experiences I have ever had. I loved the people, the seminars, the schools and the children.  I grew as a professional and as a human being because of this conference. It was a fantastic experience.”
Tiffany Mahon
Deputy Principal
Namadgi School ACT

WOW! What an amazing experience we had on our first Luxury Learning Vacation in Siem Reap last year. Our 2019 event promises to be even better. It will be held during the first week in October, which coincides with the Australian school holidays.
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Take your career to the next level with a week of professional learning and five-star pampering at the luxurious Park Hyatt, Siem Reap, Cambodia. It’s not often that teachers get to enjoy the lifestyle perks of the corporate world. You’ll expand your horizons, learn from the best and kick back with some high quality pampering and the downtime you deserve. As well as insights from industry experts into positive behaviour management, the brain and learning, and staff and student wellbeing, your training package includes; most meals, airport transfer to the Park Hyatt, arrival reception, massages, and school, tourist and cultural visits. Delegates book accommodation separately at special conference rates. Partners / friends can even share your room for free. Accommodation links will be provided once delegates register. For most delegates the price will be fully tax-deductible (but please check with your accountant first).  More details?


We are in high demand throughout Australia as providers of exceptional training for teachers regarding the preventing and managing of challenging behaviours in the school environment. Book us to speak at your next staff development day, conference or staff meeting.

“Ian’s “Positive Behaviour Management” presentations are fast-paced, witty, practical and exactly what the teaching profession needs… Teachers leave Ian’s presentations empowered, energised and affirmed. His presentation style is guaranteed to entertain, inform and inspire.”   Joy Craig. Principal. Warwick State HS, QLD


Many schools find supportive, constructive, sensitive feedback from an ‘outsider’ an enormous help. Ian can observe, support and mentor both beginning and experienced teachers and school executive; review, evaluate and report on your school’s behaviour management / welfare systems; or devise strategies to support individual students with challenging behaviours.

“Dear Ian. Your positive impact on our setting has been nothing short of transformational. Your expert knowledge, coupled with extensive experience, built the capacity of our staff and was tailored to our unique, challenging context. ​Thank you!”   Karen Brown. Principal. Coniston PS, NSW

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We have events all around Australia, and now overseas. Click the tabs
below to find out more.


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“Ian Luscombe is a passionate, dynamic and knowledgeable speaker. He is a renowned expert in behaviour management whose innovative yet practical strategies are based on research and his extensive experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behaviour problems. His cutting edge strategies will inspire and empower you to be the best that you can be. Do not miss this speaker.”

Professor Hazel McBride

Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada

“Ian Luscombe delivers and then some! When an audience is still talking about his seminar months later you know you have hit the mark. Our teachers are enormously grateful to have attended your talk. Thank you again.”
Kirran Gurr

Teacher Mentor for DET, Gunnedah, NSW

“Ian’s “Positive Behaviour Management” presentations are fast-paced, witty, practical and exactly what the teaching profession needs. His keeping it real approach engages his audience through stories about real kids, real emotions and real reactions. Teachers leave Ian’s presentations empowered, energised and affirmed. His presentation style is guaranteed to entertain, inform and inspire.”

Joy Craig

Principal, Warwick State HS, QLD

“Brilliant! Valuable information clearly presented. I only wish that all the teachers at my school had the opportunity to be here today.”

Graeme Oke

Principal, Vacy Public School, Vacy. NSW

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